Mantenna - Thursday, May 13

May 13, 2010

Heidi Montag is getting a restraining order against her own mother, HBO is developing a female version of Entourage, and James Cameron says 3D will replace 2D in less than 25 years ...sometimes there's so much Mantenna in the world I feel like I can't take it!

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Heidi Montag to Get Restraining Order Against Mother

Heidi Montag refuses to forgive her mother over comments she made on The Hills where she said she did not approve of Heidi’s recent bout of plastic surgery. This morning her mother turned up to Montag's house unannounced and was ordered by Montag and husband Spencer Pratt to leave. Heidi told TMZ, “My mom [Darlene Egelhoff] just showed up to the house unannounced ... and after what she did to me on national TV, I have no desire to see her." The police were called to remove Egelhoff from the property. Montag says her mother is acting “completely out of line and psychotic” and will file papers to get a “restraining order against her.” There seems to be a little of the pot calling the kettle black here. [TMZ]

Jeremy Piven Likey Likey Jessica Simpson’s Booty

While Jessica Simpson was grabbing headlines for shooting a cameo on Entourage yesterday in Hollywoodd, it seems she was also getting some attention from one the show’s cast members. Actor Jeremy Piven, who plays ruthless agent Ari Gold, reportedly couldn’t keep his eyes off Simpson’s derriere. According to tabloid magazine Us Weekly, “In between takes, he [Piven] was staring at Jessica's ass in the most obvious of ways. He wasn't being sly about it and would just watch her every move. He flirts with ugly girls, so you can imagine how crazy for Jessica Simpson he was. She almost seemed like she couldn't wait to change into her jeans, but she was a good sport about it and kind of laughed it off.” Simpson was apparently wearing a very tight skirt that made her bottom very bootilicious, so who can blame him! Reruns of Entourage air Fridays 10P/9C on Spike. [US Magazine]

James Cameron Says 3D Will Replace 2D in Less Than 25 Years

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Avatar mastermind James Cameron said today that 3D will replace 2D as the standard as well as all mainstream formats for film, television and online content in less than 25 years. Cameron said that viewers will soon not only enjoy films in 3D theaters but all forms of entertainment, including sports and music shows on TVs and laptops. Cameron stated at a technology forum in Seoul: "Quite simply, where they had a choice, the audience was selecting for the best possible way to see the movie," he said. "And they saw 3D as the premium viewing experience." [Cinematical]

HBO Developing a Female Version of Entourage

Entourage executive producers Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson are near a deal with HBO for a show about a group of female friends working and finding romance in Los Angeles. The project has the two teaming with newcomers Leah Rachel and Emily Montague, who developed the concept. Even though this is being advertised the as a female version of Entourage, sources are saying that it will actually not be as Hollywood-centric as the original. [EW]

HTC EVO 4G, the Potential "iPhone Killer" Coming in June

The first 4G phone ever to be released, the HTC EVO 4G announced back in March, has finally come with a release date of June 4th. Along with the release date, Sprint has provided information on phone plans and pricing. From Engadget: 'Unfortunately, there's a downside to all this: customers will be paying a mandatory (as confirmed to us by Sprint reps) $10 per month "Premium Data add-on" on top of their plan — ostensibly for the privilege of enjoying WiMAX when they're in a Sprint 4G market — and the 8-device WiFi hotspot feature runs an extra $29.99 a month, which Sprint is quick to point out is half what you'd pay for a dedicated mobile broadband account.' In 4G areas, it might be a formidable option for anyone who hates their ISP... which is just about everyone we know. [Engadget]

Facebook Calls All-Hands Meeting on Privacy

A Facebook spokesman said that the company will hold an all-staff meeting on Thursday to discuss privacy issues, but would not say whether executives are looking to make significant changes to to the popular site's highly  contentious  privacy policies following a bevy of changes to the service. With articles surfacing on the Internet about how there are over 150 different options in the privacy settings, I'd say it's about time. [Computer World]

Check out previous installments of Mantenna:

Wednesday, May 12

Tuesday, May 11

Monday, May 10

Friday, May 7

Thursday, May 6

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